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osteoprotegerin

Definitions

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  • noun A cytokine that can inhibit the production of osteoclasts.

Etymologies

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From osteo- (“bone”) + protegere (“to protect”) + -in (“compound-forming suffix”).

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  • They studied a protein called osteoprotegerin (OPG), which in healthy people plays a crucial role in maintaining bone health by controlling the rate at which bone tissue is removed.

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  • Chen Y, Stephens O, Brown N, Chen B, et al. (2008) Myeloma-derived Dickkopf-1 disrupts Wnt-regulated osteoprotegerin and RANKL production by osteoblasts: a potential mechanism underlying osteolytic bone lesions in multiple myeloma.

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  • Jin Q, Cirelli JA, Park CH, Sugai JV, Taba M Jr, et al. (2007) RANKL inhibition through osteoprotegerin blocks bone loss in experimental periodontitis.

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  • Bu G, Lu W, Liu CC, Selander K, Yoneda T, et al. (2008) Breast cancer-derived Dickkopf1 inhibits osteoblast differentiation and osteoprotegerin expression: implication for breast cancer osteolytic bone metastases.

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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  • Indeed, in a variety of murine models, vascular calcification develops in the absence of overt atherosclerosis. 3 Furthermore, osteoprotegerin has been reported to inhibit vascular calcification without affecting atherosclerosis,

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